I always liked the slogan, Think Globally, Act Locally.
According to a Facebook post by Don Lupo, director of the city of Birmingham’s Office of Citizen Assistance, Birmingham will be opening a warming station at Boutwell Auditorium on Sunday evening, January 19.
The Rotaract Club of Birmingham is holding their annual Foundation Ball on February 1. The Foundation Ball is a gala fundraiser that helps support their work in the community.
We’re giving away THREE pairs of tickets to this amazing event, so keep reading to see how you can win tickets to the Foundation Ball 2020.Continue reading “Have a ball! Win tickets to the Foundation Ball for the Rotaract Club of Birmingham Feb 1.”
If you’re reading this, hopefully, it’s because you love us, but also because you love Birmingham. You might love it so much you decided to exclusively support local businesses for an entire year as Carrie Rollwagen did.Continue reading “Love shopping local in Birmingham? So does Carrie Rollwagen, author of “The Localist””
*Que Shark Tank introduction music* Ever wanted to taste Cousins Maine Lobster for yourself after seeing them on Shark Tank? Now you can! Come out to Avondale Brewing Co. this Sunday from 2PM-7PM and try the food that led Barbara Corcoran to offer the business a $55,000 deal.Continue reading “Cousins Maine Lobster—Shark Tank success—is bringing its food truck to Avondale THIS Sunday, Jan.19!”
Pop into any friendly neighborhood grocery store and the first thing you’ll see? Red hearts filled with chocolatey goodness, giant stuffed teddy bears, maybe classic red roses being sold by the dozen.
Yes, my friends—Valentine’s Day is upon us. If the little February 14 box on your calendar is glaringly empty, never fear. We’ve got just the game show for you. Read on to learn more!Continue reading “This Valentine’s Day, one Birmingham game show contestant will win hearts—could it be you?”
Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 24 open houses for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!
Looking for plans this weekend? From LEGOS to guitars, here’s what’s taking place in Birmingham January 17-19.Continue reading “Weekend events in Birmingham Jan. 17-19 including BrickFair AL LEGO Fan Expo”
Hoover’s oldest neighborhood is getting a makeover. Last night, the Hoover City Council voted to move forward with a proposed redevelopment of Bluff Park Village. We have the details!Continue reading “Big revitalization project planned for Bluff Park Village”
Have you heard about the Be Healthy School Grant Program? It’s an opportunity for Alabama schools to win a $10K health and wellness grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. It’s super easy to apply, but you’ll need to send in that application by March 27.Continue reading “Want $10,000 for your school’s health & wellness programs? Apply now.”
Ever heard of Henrietta Swan Leavitt? Silent Sky is a play about this pioneering astronomer who Edwin Hubble said deserved the Nobel Prize for her work measuring the universe. You can see the play Jan. 23-26 at Birmingham Southern’s College Theatre | The Underground. Get tickets now.Continue reading “Love astronomy? See Silent Sky at Birmingham-Southern College Jan. 23-26”
No matter what business you’re in, sales is part of it. That’s why you need to know Ryan Robinett, Principal and Founder of Birmingham-based Multiply.
A firm believer that “good salespeople are built, not born,” Robinett helps companies do more than they ever thought possible with the sales teams they have. Check out Multiply, or keep reading to find out more.Read more
Raise your hand if you love Amazon as much as I do! 🙋🏾 The online retail giant is set to open its $325 million fulfillment center in Bessemer this March. The best news—they’re hiring.Continue reading “Amazon in Bessemer is hiring. Here’s how to apply!”
Did you know that Alabama has the fourth-highest rate of “unaccompanied, homeless youth without shelter” in the country? To help solve this problem, AIDS Alabama has already raised over $600k out of a total $1.5 million needed. They’re getting ready to build the Way Station, Birmingham’s only emergency overnight shelter for homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth.
Keep reading to find out why the Way Station is a game-changer. Help AIDS Alabama reach their goal—donate here, and be sure to designate the Way Station.Continue reading “Help raise $1m to build the Way Station, Birmingham’s only shelter for homeless youth”
January is officially Human Trafficking Awareness Month in Birmingham. It’s not the only city to face this issue, but Birmingham does have some dedicated groups committed to stopping the crime in our city.
The Junior League of Birmingham Anti-Human Trafficking Committee is educating the public about this pressing issue, including the signs and best ways to respond if you see something suspicious. Plus, take a look at the free event JLB is hosting to help you prevent human trafficking.Continue reading “It’s Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Here’s what you can do in Birmingham.”